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The Crown Confirms Next Actor To Play Queen Elizabeth

Brendan O'Loughlin
Brendan O'Loughlin

03:36 31 Jan 2020


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The makers of the hit Netflix drama The Crown have revealed who will play Queen Elizabeth in the fifth series.

Imelda Staunton will take over the reins from Olivia Colman, who is playing the monarch for seasons three and four.

The actress says she's 'genuinely honoured' to be starring in the show in its fifth and final season.

It's also just been confirmed The Crown will end after five seasons.

Initially, the show's makers had planned to run six series.


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